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Goncalo Morais

    Senior Architect & Consultant

personal Summary

With over ten years of experience in architectural design, I have exceptional skills and experience in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. My excellent communication, public relations, problem-solving and leadership skills, combined with my deep knowledge about construction materials and engineering and architectural codes make me a highly valuable employee and team leader.

Education

19982004

Master Degree in Architecture

Technical University of Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

19961998

Degree in Arts

College José Gomes Ferreira

Lisbon, Portugal

work Experience

20132016

Senior Architect - Main Consultant

Base4 International - Ifrane , Morocco

Responsibilities:

- Directed the production of construction documents

- Coordinated design prior construction  

- Managed the production and validated shop drawings

- Validated shop drawings for construction 

- Supervised construction according to design intent

- Solved problems during construction

- Led workshops with all parties envolved in design and construction

Achieved Projects:

- Royal Palace for His Highness the Emir of Qatar 

- Main Palace, Majilis Building, 6 Guest Chalets, Spa and Ancillary Buildings

- Total built-up area over 300,000 square feet

- Total cost 330M USD

20082013

Architect & Project Coordinator

Cabinet Ziyat - Rabat, Morocco

Responsibilities: 

- Designed and coordinated hotels projects   

- Led production of construction documents, drawings and specifications

- Managed and cooperates with different teams 

- Supervised construction according to design intent

- Trained architects in the office

Achieved Projects:

- Resort Sofitel Tamuda Bay (5* Hotel) - M'diq, Morocco

- Hotel Ksar Menara (5* Hotel) - Marrakech, Morocco

- Novotel Ghandori Tangier (4* Hotel) - Tangier, Morocco

- Residential Golf Resort Port Lixus - Larrache, Morocco

- Veolia Bus terminals - Temara & Salé

- Villa Harrak (Private project) - Rabat, Morocco

20042008

Light Designer & Head of the Technical Department

Inovodecor - Lisbon, Portugal

Responsibilities: 

- Led the technical department

- Directed the production of lighting studies supported by plans, lighting calculations and 3D simulations

- Draw up costs and schedules

- Taught CAD and lighting software lessons to employees

Skills

10
Technology

AutoCad 2D /3D, Revit (architectural MEP, structural), Navisworks (BIM), Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Illustrator, DiaLux, Relux, etc.

References

Available upon Request